Validation of Electrical Cardiometry Versus Fick Method in Cardiac Output Measurement
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Start date||March 2012|
|End date||October 2015|
|Trial size||30 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01568619, AESCULON|
The investigators would like to find out if AESCULON®, a new device that non-invasively and continuously measures cardiac output using electrical cardiometry, works as well as one existing method--Fick method in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary exercise testing.
difference in CO measurements with two methods
time frame: two weeks after finishing the exercise test
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Age >= 18 yd; - Level 3 cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Exclusion Criteria: - Proven or suspected disease involving severe aortic regurgitation; - Implanted with a rate-responsive cardiac pacemaker; - Pneumothorax or pleural effusion; - Skin lesion(s) at the place where the electrode is supposed to be applied; - Allergic to adhesive of ECG electrodes.
|Official title||Validation of Electrical Cardiometry Versus Fick Method to Measure Stroke Volume and Cardiac Output in Patients With or Suspected of Having Heart Failure|
|Principal investigator||Yandong Jiang, MD, PhD|
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